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Design Engineer

Reports to: Manufacturing Manager through Tool room supervisor

Location: Carlow

Candidate Profile: The successful candidate should have the following:

Degree in mechanical or similar engineering and or toolmaking experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in technical product design using 3D CAD, Solidworks or similar. Good working knowledge of MS Office.  Experience in translating customer requirements into a productive design plan with efficient personal skills, strong work ethic and good communication skills.

Job Profile:

Produce detailed designs for jigs, fixtures, and special purpose tooling to support our Med-tech customers and be responsible for transitioning these design requirements onto production.

Main duties:

  • Understand the customer brief/remit, develop scope of works, concepts and working designs.
  • Discuss with sales/customer as required the design concepts and ensure that final design fits exactly with customer brief.
  • Specify material, design, and production requirements to meet client expectations.
  • Ensure design timelines are set and followed correctly.
  • Liaise with production and quality functions throughout the entire process
  • At all times provide best value working design solutions to technical problems.
  • Work effectively within a multi-disciplinary environment such that designs consider the impact across all relevant disciplines such as quality, production, etc.
  • Ensure that all documentation is managed according to the requirements of the job/projects.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that your work is conducted accurately and with due diligence.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement activities in the company.
  • Working with sales to develop and nurture a strong and sustained relationship with the customer.
  • Excellent career prospects


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